2019 BMW K 1600 GA


K 1600 GA




Beyond the horizon.

The open road. Even that's not enough for you. You always want to take it further, because you've never been so close to the road. With the Grand America, you can relax and enjoy the ride for kilometers on end. As a fully-equipped luxury touring bike, this full dresser offers the utmost riding pleasure and comfort for carefree cruising. The legendary 6-cylinder in-line engine triumphs with an unparalleled running smoothness with impressive power development. Always ready to go the extra mile. Even the silhouette is on another level, from the high windshield to the distinctive rear with the easy-to-use topcase and backrest. This is complemented by the innovative technology and abundance of space - especially for two. The Grand America makes the horizon seem boundless - and yet so close.

  • Engine guard: Effective protection against damage to the engine and characteristic optics.
  • Premium aluminium badge: High-quality aluminium parts ensure elegance and visible luxury.
  • Topcase with backrest: The distinctive rear with its topcase, integrated indicators and brake lights underlines the streamlined silhouette of the bagger.
  • Audiosystem: Listen to your music very
  • Reverse assistant: The optional reverser
  • Audiosystem including set-up of the navigation: A guarantor to reach your destination as quickly and easily
  • Footrest plates: The redesigned footrest plates ensure comfortable support.
  • High windscreen: A greater presence and wind protection - the new windscreen makes sure of this.
  • Type: Oil-/watercooled 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, four valves per cylinder
  • Bore / stroke: 72 mm x 67.5 mm
  • Capacity: 1,649 cc
  • Rated output: 118 kW (160 hp) at 7,750 rpm
  • Max. torque: 175 Nm at 5,250 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 12.2 : 1
  • Mixture control: Electronic intake pipe injection
  • Emission control: Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4
Performance / Fuel Consumption
  • Maximum speed: 162 km/h
  • Fuel consumption per 100 km based on WMTC: 5.7 l
  • Fuel type: Unleaded super, octane number 95 (RON)
Electrical System
  • Alternator: 700 W
  • Battery: 12 V / 19 Ah, maintenance-free
Power Transmission
  • Clutch: Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath
  • Gearbox: 6-speed constant mesh transmission, helical, gearbox
  • Drive: Cardan shaft drive
Chassis / Brakes
  • Frame: Bridge-type frame, cast aluminium, load-bearing engine
  • Front wheel location / suspension: BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
  • Rear wheel location / suspension: BMW Motorrad Paralever
  • Suspension travel, front / rear: 115 mm /125 mm
  • Wheelbase: 1,618 mm
  • Castor: 106.4 mm
  • Steering head angle: 62.2°
  • Wheels: Cast aluminium wheels
  • Rim, front: 3.50 x 17"
  • Rim, rear: 6.00 x 17"
  • Tire, front: 120/70 ZR 17
  • Tire, rear: 190/55 ZR 17
  • Brake, front: Dual disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
  • Brake, rear: Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, double-piston caliper
  • ABS: BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (part-integral)
Dimensions / Weights
  • Length: 2,560 mm
  • Width (incl. mirrors): 1,000 mm
  • Height (excl. mirrors): 1,440 mm
  • Seat height (dead weight): 750/780 mm
  • Inner leg curve (dead weight): 1,720/1,770 mm
  • Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled: 364 kg
  • Permitted total weight: 560 kg
  • Payload (with standard equipment): 196 kg
  • Usable tank volume: 26.5 l
  • Reserve: 4.0 l
Standard Features
  • High windshield, perfect wind protection
  • Engine guard
  • Foot board
  • Audio system with navigation preparation
  • Reverse assistant
  • Topcase including backrest
  • Heated seat
  • Heated grips
  • ABS Pro
  • Dynamic ESA
  • Cruise control
  • Dynamic traction control
Unladen Weight According to guideline VO (EU) 168/2013 with all fluids, with standard equipment and fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume. All motorcycles are supplied only with equipment required by law (e.g. reflectors as per Euro 4 standard). The motorcycles depicted in the figures and videos on this website may also differ. Images may include optional extras.



Engine Type
4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine
1,649 cc
Bore and Stroke
72 mm x 67.5 mm
Compression Ratio
12.2 : 1


6-speed constant mesh transmission, helical, gearbox
Final Drive
Cardan shaft drive


Front Suspension
BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
Rear Suspension
BMW Motorrad Paralever
Front Brakes
Dual disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear Brakes
Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, double-piston caliper
Front Tire
120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tire
190/55 ZR 17


1,618 mm
Fuel Capacity
26.5 L
Dry Weight
Curb Weight: 364 kg


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